On a Mission to Maximize Participation!

Maybe in 40 – 50 years there will be enough of these, cheap enough, to replace the Thunderbird. And enough local sailors to crew them.


On a Mission to Maximize Participation

Published on September 9th, 2018

The late great Paul Elvstrom said it best: “It is much harder to build a solid […]

Raven Wins 2018 Thunderbird West Coast Championship Regatta (updated)

Steve, Stig, Simon, and John dominated the regatta with four firsts, three seconds, and one fourth place finish. And in late breaking news Magic Bus has been declared the third place winner. They tied with Invader in points and there was some confusion as to the tie breaking criteria, which as now been cleared […]

Radio-Controlled Sailboat Regatta


On Saturday April 16, the Port Townsend Yacht Club will host the 2016 T37 Regional Championships at Port Ludlow. This annual race, which is typically held at the Seattle Yacht Club, will be the first time these radio-controlled sailboats have raced in a Championship event on the Quimper Peninsula. At present, there are […]

Why Dinghy Sailors Love The 505


T-Bird Regionals A Big Success

The starting line got crowded with 17 boats fighting for a spot. Photo by Steve Scharf.

A total of 17 T-Birds showed up for a really fun weekend of Thunderbird style one-design racing at Fleet 33’s Northwest Regional Regatta. What they got was a big does of fun and a little of everything else: […]

Two U.S. teams on the Podium at the 2015 SAP 505 Worlds in South Africa

Volvo Ocean Race – Great analysis of Sanya to Aukland by Juggy and Matt

Ian Walker on One-Design Racing

Walker brings Azzam home to Abu Dhabi on Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Podium for Leg 2: Team Brunel, Dongfeng Racing Team, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing.